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The right wheel end systems contribute to efficiency, long service life

Fleets have an increasing amount of options when selecting wheel end systems.

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Goodyear will inspect tires during Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck event

During this year’s Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance International Roadcheck event, which starts June 4, members of the Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Network are offering tire inspections and other tire management services.

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The four pillars of your true tire costs

Typically there are four pillars to determine your true cost: Initial tire cost, mileage to removal, fuel efficiency and retreadability (or casing value).

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Hankook Tire debuts e3 Wide DL21 Ultra-Super Drive tire

Hankook Tire has released its latest ultra-super single drive tire to the company’s truck and bus radial (TBR) lineup.

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Watch: How to extend truck tire tread life

With tires being one of a fleet’s biggest costs, it’s important to have a program in place that enables you to get the most value out of the tires you buy. Here are a couple of steps that can help you extend tire tread life.

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Advances in tire-monitoring technology help mitigate premature wear

The well-known benefits of tire pressure monitoring and automatic tire inflation systems have lead to their steady adoption by fleets.

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Cooper Tire launches Severe series tire for construction trucks

Cooper Tire has released a new mixed service-wide base all-position (WBA) tire as part of its Cooper Severe Series lineup.

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Watch: Bandag commercial tire retread roadshow walk around

On April 25, the Bandag Fleets We Depend On roadshow visited the Bridgestone Americas Technical Center.

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Ken-Tool releases Pilot Sleeve wheel centering sleeves for commercial trucks

Ken-Tool has released Pilot Sleeve wheel centering sleeves, manufactured to be used with steel or aluminum commercial truck steer wheels, drive wheels and inside/outside dual wheels that use two-piece flange nuts.

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TBC Brands introduces Trailer King RST tire

TBC Brands has introduced the Trailer King RST Tire. The ST radial tire is Trailer King’s latest ST tire built for modern trailer applications.

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Bridgestone adds Ecopia steer tire to commercial truck tire portfolio

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. launched the Bridgestone R284 Ecopia tire last week, a SmartWay-verified steer tire designed for improved fuel economy and enhanced treadwear.

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Retreads and data: A case for open platforms

Bridgestone’s IntelliTire tire telematics system is the evolution of the manufacturer’s tire data platform for its casings and a companion to the Bandag Alliance System (BASys), which tracks and reports on a fleet’s retread inventory and tire performance to ensure that fleets achieve maximum performance and treadwear from their casings.

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